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Over-the-air software updates are set to save automakers billions of dollars over the next decade and could fundamentally alter the relationship between drivers, automakers and dealerships, an IHS Automotive study reported.
3 hours 12 min ago
While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't known for his patience, he's likely to wait until next year before making a bid for General Motors after months of talk about the potential of a deal.
4 hours 28 min ago
The Detroit 3 automakers are showing increased interest in the UAW's proposal that they pool their healthcare systems, a sign that contract talks between the union and manufacturers are down to the big money issues.
4 hours 44 min ago
UAW negotiators said they will prevail in their contract talks with Ford as a deadline to strike a deal approaches.
3 September, 2015 - 23:17
A former Tesla Motors engineer has been charged in federal court with felony computer intrusion for accessing his manager's email account, sharing employee evaluations with others and posting confidential information on the Web.
3 September, 2015 - 22:11
Japanese auto supplier NGK Insulators has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $65.3 million fine for fixing prices of automotive parts and attempting to obstruct the ongoing global investigation into auto parts bid rigging, the U.S.
3 September, 2015 - 22:01
TrueCar gained a key ally today with the announcement that it will partner with Sam's Club to offer members access to a new-car buying program.
3 September, 2015 - 21:48
Two units of Japanese auto supplier Takata are settling a six-year patent infringement dispute with International Electronics and Engineering and its Detroit area subsidiary for $1.1 million.
3 September, 2015 - 18:45
Metals company Alcoa said today it will invest $60 million to expand its randd center in Pennsylvania to explore ways to make 3D printing viable on an industrial scale to produce parts for the aerospace, automotive and construction sectors.
3 September, 2015 - 17:30
Jaguar is lowering its prices and rolling out free scheduled maintenance in the United States to remove what customers cite as key reasons consumers reject the British brand: high purchase and maintenance costs.
3 September, 2015 - 17:16
Seating and electronics suppler Lear has purchased a 50,000-square-foot building in downtown Detroit for an undisclosed price.
2 September, 2015 - 22:04
A Maserati dealer has sued Maserati North America, saying the auto company insisted the dealership misrepresent sales, reporting 2014 vehicle sales as much as quadruple what they actually were, and discriminated against dealers who refused to...
2 September, 2015 - 21:52
Navistar International, the truck- and engine-maker that counts Carl Icahn as its biggest investor, posted a slight third-quarter loss when analysts had projected a profit.
2 September, 2015 - 21:13
The average stated fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the United States fell in August and is down nearly 2 percent from the record high set a year ago, a University of Michigan report released today said.
2 September, 2015 - 19:42
Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford said the company is considering a health-care co-op, an issue the UAW has raised in negotiations on a new contract.
2 September, 2015 - 19:14
German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes have won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia's maps business for around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), the Federal Trade Commission said today.
2 September, 2015 - 18:50
Nissan North America's chief marketing officer Dan Mohnke will add U.S. sales to his responsibilities beginning today, the automaker said in a news release.
2 September, 2015 - 18:38
AutoNation's U.S. new-vehicle retail sales fell by 5 percent from a year prior to 31,032 vehicles in August, a decline driven largely by a drop in import sales and the Labor Day weekend falling completely in September this year.
2 September, 2015 - 15:00
Derrick Hatami, who left Hyundai last January to become U.S. sales chief at Nissan, will return to Hyundai to fill the company's new vacancy for a U.S. sales chief.
2 September, 2015 - 13:53
General Motors expects to be profitable in India in five years as it cuts costs and works toward increasing local content in its cars, the automaker's India chief told Reuters.
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English Press / Presse anglaise
- Wireless car updates to save billions, transform service experience, IHS predicts
- Marchionne's Fiat-GM merger plan may wait for Ferrari spinoff
- Detroit 3 show interest in UAW health care overhaul idea
- UAW negotiators pledge they'll prevail in Ford contract talks
- Ex-Tesla engineer charged with illegally accessing employee evaluations